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Language Arts
Directions: Read the poem and answer the questions that follow. Fossil Flitting, flickering, flashing black, white, and a note of red passes beneath trees that were already old at the end of the Civil War. The lovely departed species announces its fearless refusal to cease to ...
Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 12:51pm

English -poem
http://www.poemhunter.com/poem/i-know-wh​y-the-caged-bird-sings/ If you have read the book and/or the linked ideas above, you should have no problems with the poem. Do you need webpages to explain literary devices?
Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 12:38pm

Literature
I'm doing a literary analysis of Mark Twain's "The Private History of a Campaign that Failed" and I'm having a hard time coming up with a good these statement... Any suggestions?
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at 11:20am

litature
In your post, summarize the major similarities and differences between the forms of drama, poetry, and the short story. Demonstrate your ideas with textual examples from the course readings. In your response, include at least one example of each literary form. If you wish, you...
Monday, March 4, 2013 at 2:21pm

English
What are the feelings of each man? Isn't one full of hope and the other filled with despair? One side has been defeated in battle; the other has been victorious in battle. Both sides lost many men. The other side lost women and children too. I assume you've been ...
Monday, March 4, 2013 at 12:28pm

English
help please has to be turned in today dont really understand it. Chief Joseph Surrenders Compare Chief Joseph's speech with the "Gettysburg Address". Discuss the similarities and differences between them. (Consider the feelings of the speaker, as well as literary...
Monday, March 4, 2013 at 12:16pm

english
These websites list, define, and give examples for the wide variety of literary devices and figurative language in our literature. No one here has read the book, apparently, since you haven't received any answers to your question. So I suggest you read through the ...
Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 6:58pm

Literary Analysis and Composition
Hioka, thank you so much! 14/15
Thursday, February 28, 2013 at 10:07pm

Literary Analysis and Composition
DO NOT DO THE FIRST ONE ANSWERS GOT MIXED UP. What about Anne's situation almost immediately endears her to readers? (Points : 3) Anne is a young girl without a care in the world. Anne and her family are wealthy and powerful members of Holland's upper class. Anne is ...
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 12:23am

Literary Analysis and Composition
What about Anne's situation almost immediately endears her to readers? (Points : 3) Anne is a young girl without a care in the world. Anne and her family are wealthy and powerful members of Holland's upper class. Anne is suffering from a dangerous disease that makes ...
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 12:03am

English
I am doing a literary research paper on Romeo and Juliet. I dont know a topic. Any suggestions???
Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 11:43am

literary
what izs the ouestion
Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 6:59pm

English 12
I am doing a literary research paper on chaucers canterbury tales. I need help in writing my thesis for this paper also i can not figure out a topic.
Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 1:40pm

English
Start by studying these sites. http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resour​ce/618/01/ http://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&q=cach​e:2NWjUsoS6hkJ:www.csuchico.edu/egsc/doc​uments/how_to_write_research_paper.pdf+l​iterary+research+paper&hl=en&gl=us&pid=b​...
Monday, February 18, 2013 at 12:41pm

english
I am looking to do a literary research paper for english on the fairy tale snow white and the 7 dwarfs. I do not know how to begin my research.
Monday, February 18, 2013 at 12:30pm

english
I need help on doing a literary research paper.
Monday, February 18, 2013 at 12:18pm

english
I have to do a literary research paper. I would like to do it on the story on Cinderella or Snow White and the 7 dwarfs. Is that possible? Can you help?
Monday, February 18, 2013 at 11:34am

english
I have to do a literary research paper. I would like to do it on the story on Cinderella or Snow White and the 7 dwarfs. Is that possible? Can you help?
Monday, February 18, 2013 at 10:48am

Literary Analysis and Composition
Taking the same test!!! right now there are no answers to be found but hey it was worth a shot
Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 9:34am

literary
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Protagonist​
Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 11:37am

literary
Protagonit
Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 11:25am

English
If a film depicts the bungling efforts of army officers and soldiers in order to demonstrate the absurdity of military behavior and values, it is employing what literary technique?
Friday, February 1, 2013 at 12:34am

Literary Analysis and Composition I
It's so funny that the person who asked the initial question, obviously didn't read the EXTREMELY short Memoirs. If you have to ask for help with the Day 90 LC Semester Test: Part 2, well then I hope you know how to work a cash register for McDonalds, cause you aren&#...
Friday, January 25, 2013 at 9:32pm

LAC Help Question
1. Write a four paragraph literary essay in response to the following question. Be sure to include a thesis statement in your introduction, provide textual evidence in the body paragraphs, and end the essay with a strong conclusion. You may use your books and other notes you ...
Friday, January 25, 2013 at 7:52pm

Engish Literature
Chapter Seven explores the role of symbols in conveying literary themes. Themes are abundant in literaryworks (though they are at some times more obvious than at others). Select one short story from the reading assignments (from either Week One or Week Two) to examine more ...
Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 1:08pm

Literary Analysis and Composition
LOL K12 in the house baby
Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at 10:20am

Literary Analysis and Composition
I need help, anyone awake?
Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at 12:54am

Literary Analysis and Composition
I HATE YOU! I HOPE SOMEONE ELSE GIVES YOU THE WRONG AND FAIL YOU LIAR! I'M TELLING ALL TXVA/K12 THAT YOU'LL CHEATED!!!!! I GOT 22%! And yes I'm telling on myselt too! YOU'LL ARE BULL BRATS!!!!
Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at 12:53am

Literary Analysis and Composition
I HATE YOU! I HOPE SOMEONE ELSE GIVES YOU THE WRONG AND FAIL YOU LIAR! I'M TELLING ALL TXVA/K12 THAT YOU'LL CHEATED!!!!! I GOT 22%! And yes I'm telling on myselt too! YOU'LL ARE BULL BRATS!!!!
Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at 12:52am

Literary Analysis and Composition
YOUR LYING!!!!!!
Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at 12:48am

Literary Analysis and Composition
I got a 88.2 !! Thanxz
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at 12:48pm

Literary Analysis and Composition
I got a 88.2 !! Thanxz
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at 12:48pm

Literary Analysis and Composition
wait nvm i got it she put an X befor the questions and the top lady corrected it ... okay nvm ignore my comment
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at 9:41am

Literary Analysis and Composition
how did u get a B she only answered like 4 questions??????? someone send me the answers im failing :( IVE READ EACH BOOK AND SEEN ALL THE MOVIES BUT I STILL DONT UNDERSTAND ANYTHING!!!!!!!
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at 9:39am

literary
Throughout chapter 7, what does the author do to help you learn about Stanley's "no good dirty rotten pig stealing great great grandfather
Friday, January 11, 2013 at 5:48pm

Literary Analysis and Composition
Omg thank you so much,, you dont know how helpfull this was!! Im just really thankfull that you did this. I got a B(88.2%)
Friday, January 11, 2013 at 5:02pm

Literary Analysis and Composition I
Hey I go to K12 to I needed help on this question to so relax Its simple just go back and read the material and to everyone bieng rude have some respect and CLASS!!!!!!!!!
Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 3:14pm

English
Literary Analysis: Character and Characterization Read the selection. Then, answer the questions that follow. People who don’t know Harry tend to underestimate him. They cast a skeptical eye on his typical outfit: ragged jeans and shirts that bear evidence of his most ...
Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at 7:26pm

English
Multiple Choice from "When Greek Meets Greek" 1. What can you conclude from the wording of the following text? “One morning Ramkilawansingh (after this, we calling this man Ram) was making a study of the noticeboards along Westbourne Grove what does advertise ...
Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 4:31pm

English Please Help
from "When Greek Meets Greek" 1. What can you conclude from the wording of the following text? “One morning Ramkilawansingh (after this, we calling this man Ram) was making a study of the noticeboards along Westbourne Grove what does advertise rooms to let.”...
Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at 12:12am

literary
Your instructor is asking you to tell what this author's view of mortality is. Is it to be dreaded? Welcomed? Dark and sinister? etc.
Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 12:37pm

literary
What does my teacher mean by this? So I'm writing an essay on the great gatsby and I told my teacher about it via emai. (I'm doing online school) and this is what he told me... Also, make sure you develop the theme more than merely "mortality." I always tell ...
Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 11:53am

Social Studies
CHAPTER SUMMARY This chapter concentrates on China’s imperial age and emphasizes the cultural and philosophical contributions of this important period. During this time, which corresponds to the European “middle ages,” the most notable feature of Chinese history...
Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 6:14pm

English - ms. sue
Doesn't the character want to be like the character in the book? Doesn't she want her life to imitate the literary art in the book?
Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 10:40pm

English - Poetry
2. The capital words in the following excerpt are an example of which literary element? "And both that morning equally LAY IN LEAVES no step had trodden black." a. rhyme b. rhythm c. alliteration d. simile 3. The following excerpt is an example of which literary ...
Monday, December 3, 2012 at 11:58am

literary
Are these your choices? a. bold and confident b. folksy and charming c. elegant and refined d. elevated and sublime What is your answer?
Friday, November 30, 2012 at 12:59pm

literary
Walt Whitman's writing style can best be described as
Friday, November 30, 2012 at 12:43pm

literary
you are retarded of course it is a metaphor why would you even ask that
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 7:15pm

general
Literary themes understood by all people regardless of their background or the time they live in are a. universal b. shill-based c. motivational d. literature-based I think "d" bt not sure 100%
Monday, November 26, 2012 at 10:18pm

English Help Please
What literary devices do you see in this monologue? For example is there figurative language or symbolism? How do these literary devices contribute to a deeper meaning of this monologue? what specifically do they tell you about the character speaking or about the subject ...
Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 5:35pm

writing
Can you proofread my writing? Real Men Truly Change What is forgiveness? Forgiveness is when you allow someone to be forgiven for doing something wrong to you or someone else. On February 21, 1988 at the Family Worship Center in Baton Rouge, La, a speech made by Jimmy Swaggart...
Friday, November 16, 2012 at 1:41pm

english
i am writing a literary research paper on the book robinson crusoe. my thesis is In "Robinson Crusoe" Daniel Defoe uses the protagonist to show the sporadic but guiding relationship between God and man. I am having trouble coming up with a title. So far I have "...
Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 11:56am

analyzing poems
Spatial depths of being survive The birth to death recurrences Of feet dancing on earth of sand; Vibrations of the dance survive The sand; the sand, elect, survives The dancer. He can find no source Of magic adequate to bind The sand upon his feet, his feet Upon his dance, his...
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 8:15pm

Adv Comp
Go to www.ipl.org and click on their special collections box. Find the Literary criticism link in orange, and then search by title or author. Another place to search is http://scholar.google.com
Monday, November 12, 2012 at 3:21am

English
2. The speaker in the poem, “Mother To Son,” says the following: “Life for me ain’t been no crystal stair.” This is an example of which literary element? (1 point) rhyme* simile metaphor alliteration i say a could sombody check and see if this is right
Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 8:42am

english
in any case, the sentence is poorly constructed. The phrase "when we read literary texts" cannot properly be compared to "strategies".
Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at 11:37am

english
The strategies we use when reading informational texts are ________as/from when we read literary texts.
Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at 11:19am

composition&communication
Being a male, it is difficult for me to be unbiased on this, but I really wonder if this is a buying guide, or an essay? So far, I just do not see much compare and contrast. So if you are going there, it could be an essay, but on what you have so far, it reads much like a ...
Friday, November 2, 2012 at 9:54am

Lang Arts
1. How would you describe a deferred vacation? a. One that was booked several months ago. b. One that was delayed until a later time. c. One that was planned out many months ahead of time. 2. The speaker in the poem, “Mother To Son,” says the following: “Life ...
Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 2:54pm

literary
This will depend on what has been written in your textbook or other course materials. I have read works by different modern writers that include all these. Who determines "least common"? Who determines who "modern writers" are?
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 10:38am

literary
Which is the least common way for modern writers to convey their themes? a. through explicit statement b. through development of a central conflict c. through the values and motivations of the characters d. through the thoughts of the characters
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 10:30am

english
Literary Analysis: Character and Characterization Read the selection. Then, answer the questions that follow. People who don’t know Harry tend to underestimate him. They cast a skeptical eye on his typical outfit: ragged jeans and shirts that bear evidence of his most ...
Thursday, October 25, 2012 at 3:07pm

english
Literary Analysis: Character and Characterization Read the selection. Then, answer the questions that follow.People who don’t know Harry tend to underestimate him. They cast a skeptical eye on his typical outfit: ragged jeans and shirts that bear evidence of his most ...
Thursday, October 25, 2012 at 3:06pm

Literary Analysis and Composition
These questions are from K12 Online school.
Thursday, October 25, 2012 at 1:54pm

literature
Reflecting on this week’s literary readings, as well as your own reading experiences, identify at least one major similarity and one major difference between the forms of the short story and the poem. How do the differences between these literary forms affect how you read...
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at 11:29am

English
In "The Canterbury Tales" Chaucer uses the pilgrimage primarily as a device to ___________. A.emphasize the characters' religious aspirations B.frame the stories told by individual characters C.describe the rigors of medieval life D.create a vivid and realistic ...
Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 5:38pm

Literary Analysis and Composition
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Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 12:44pm

Literary Analysis and Composition
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Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 12:44pm

Reading
O, sweep of stars over Harlem Streets O, little breath of oblivion that is night 1) what literary device is used in line 2? Metaphor or onomatopoeia? 2) "little breath of oblivion" refers to what quality of night? Bleakness or silence?
Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 11:51am

english
Which literary movement consists of honest and open descriptions the setting and characters? I say B. A. American Modernism B. American Realism C. American Romanticism D. American Transcendentalism
Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 2:45pm

english
Number 8 was A. But thanks on the other questions(: And ^^ you two are pigs(: #10 is The Romaniticism Art Movement took place from the year 1800-1880. Romanticism was a literary, artistic, and intellectual movement that started in Europe. At least thats what I put
Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 9:28am

literary
what does the three column house icon mean in language arts
Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 12:12am

10th Grade Literary Essay
What is YOUR OPINION or stance or position about all this? Your thesis statement must include factual information (which you already have) plus your position/opinion/stance. Without your position on the topic, you won't have a true thesis statement. So think of this ...
Friday, September 28, 2012 at 1:27pm

10th Grade Literary Essay
What does F. Scott Fitzgerald suggest about the state of the American Dream, the people who pursue it, and the impact of that pursuit through his depiction of Jay Gatsby and the people in Gatsby’s life? Include specific examples, quotations, and supporting details from ...
Friday, September 28, 2012 at 1:17pm

English
No literary device there that I can see.
Monday, September 24, 2012 at 8:30am

English
I am having difficulties identifying the literary term in this sentence. What is the literary term in "John told me about when he fell off his bike and broke his arm last year?" Thanks
Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 11:43pm

English
I am trying to come up with a good thesis statement to prove in a literary analysis essay of First Confession
Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 6:10pm

SUBJECT
Which of the following statements about literary movements is NOT true? A A literary movement is a period that shares a particular set of ideas, concerns, or characteristics. B Ideas, concerns, or characteristics may be shared by literary movements. C Literary movements may ...
Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 10:34pm

Literary Analysis and Composition I
Think of one adult in each of these books' main characters' lives. Choose one to write about. Who was that adult, and how was he/she related to the main character? What did that adult do that influenced the main character so profoundly? Where ... When ... Why do you ...
Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 10:12am

Literary Analysis and Composition I
1. What roles do the adults or older figures play in the lives of the various narrators? Select a figure from each of the four memoirs and write one sentence answering the question for each memoir. Answer: 1. Barrio Boy- 2. A Cub Pilot- 3. No Gumption- 4. The Caged Bird Sings...
Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 9:29am

history
1-Which of the following statements about literary movements is NOT true? (1 point) A A literary movement is a period that shares a particular set of ideas, concerns, or characteristics. B Ideas, concerns, or characteristics may be shared by literary movements. C Literary ...
Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 8:09am

english
Could someone help by checking my answers.Please!! 1. Transcendentalism, a subgenre of American Romanticism, was based in which of the following beliefs? a-The natural and spiritual world are connected.(my choice) b-Reason separates man from the animals. c-The needs of society...
Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at 7:28pm

Literary
Are these your choices for this Penn Foster exam question? A. Home C. Browse Publications B. Browse Subjects D. Help I'll be glad to check your answer.
Monday, September 17, 2012 at 4:55pm

Literary
EDSeek sections most helpful in providing keywords to your topic ?
Monday, September 17, 2012 at 4:50pm

literary
You might find something here. http://www.google.com/webhp?source=searc​h_app#hl=en&sugexp=les%3Bcqn%2Ccconf%3D1​.0%2Cmin_length%3D2%2Crate_low%3D0.030%2​Crate_high%3D0.030%2Csecond_pass%3Dfalse​%2Cnum_suggestions%3D2%2Cignore_bad_orig​query%...
Sunday, September 16, 2012 at 11:48am

literary
I need an example of connotation from the Star Wars series in the form of a quote.
Sunday, September 16, 2012 at 11:44am

English
Literary Analysis Assignment I have to defend the villain in a fairy tale by persuading ymy audience that he or she was set up. I have to convince the audience that the villain has been misrepresented and his/her motives were misunderstood. The body of the essay must support ...
Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at 10:05pm

language
what is the literary device used in the statement? former indonesian president suharto was sometimes referred to as a puppet master.
Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at 8:29pm

English
is there any literary technique or device in: So Margaret gained the acknowledgement of her right to follow her own ideas of duty.
Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at 9:04pm

English
What literature do you consider to be part of the United States' current literary canon? Why?
Sunday, August 26, 2012 at 6:57pm

english
Which of the following statements about literary movements is NOT true? A. A literary movement is a period that shares a particular set of ideas, concerns, or characteristics. B. Ideas, concerns, or characteristics may be shared by literary movements. C. Literary movements may...
Thursday, August 23, 2012 at 3:50pm

Literature
How is the more direct performative aspect of drama and/or poetry reflected in these forms? (Consider for example, each genre’s uses of literary structure, language, technique, and style.) How do these literary elements affect your reading experience? In your post, ...
Thursday, August 23, 2012 at 10:16am

English 125 introduction literature
summarize the major similarities and differences between the forms of drama, poetry, and the short story. Demonstrate your ideas with textual examples from the course readings. In your response, include at least one example of each literary form. If you wish, you may also ...
Monday, August 20, 2012 at 8:20am

Literature
1. Which one of the following short stories takes a series of completely ordinary events and develops them into a character study? A. "Young Goodman Brown" B. "Paul's Case" C. "A Private History of a Campaign That Failed" [D.] "A Pair of ...
Saturday, August 4, 2012 at 7:52am

English help
Question 1 Marks: 1 A common theme that runs through all the sections of Song of Myself is Whitman's own — Choose one answer. a. belief in his power as a poet b. love of solitude c. inability to trust people d. failure to change the world Question 2 Marks: 1 Free ...
Wednesday, July 25, 2012 at 3:25pm

english
Redarding the difference between fiction and nonfiction, which statement is most accurate A.writers of non fiction have no need to express passionate opinion B.nonfiction writers are more often free to move about in time and space C.nonfiction writers are free to emblish the ...
Wednesday, July 25, 2012 at 3:06pm

ENG125
Reflecting on this week’s literary readings, as well as your own reading experiences, identify at least one major similarity and one major difference between the forms of the short story and the poem. How do the differences between these literary forms affect how you read...
Tuesday, July 24, 2012 at 10:50pm

literary
http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/yankee/cha​racters.html
Thursday, July 5, 2012 at 5:24pm

literary
http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/yankee/cha​racters.html
Thursday, July 5, 2012 at 5:24pm

literary
a connecticut yankee is episodic true or false
Thursday, July 5, 2012 at 5:18pm

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